Scholarships for Graduate Students

Graduate students may be eligible for a scholarship under several award programs listed below. Please note that students may receive assistance from only one program. Additionally, if all of your charges are covered by an external source, you are not entitled to receive Mount Saint Vincent funds toward the covered expenses. To maintain scholarship eligibility, students must be enrolled in a minimum of two classes per semester. In order to qualify for a Serviam or Greater New York Educators’ scholarship, all admission requirements must be completed, and applicants must provide proof of affiliation from their declared organization.

Yellow Ribbon Scholarship
Mount Saint Vincent is a participant in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs G.I. Education Enhancement Program.

  • $1,500 per semester scholarship match

Serviam Scholarship
Current and former participants in AmeriCorps*, Peace Corps*, Jesuit, Lasallian, and Vincentian Volunteer Services, and civil servants (police/fire/EMT/corrections) in good standing are eligible for this scholarship.

  • $1,500 per semester

*Matching grants may be available.

CMSV Alumnae/i Scholarship
Awarded to students who completed an undergraduate degree at the College of Mount Saint Vincent and are matriculated in a graduate program at CMSV.

  • $1,500 per semester

Greater New York Educators’ Scholarship
Full-time teachers, administrators, and counselors employed in the greater New York area may receive a tuition scholarship.

  • $1,500 per semester

Commitment to Teaching Fellowship
Participants enrolled in the College of Mount Saint Vincent’s 14-month teacher residency program (M.S. in Education and Dual Certification in Childhood/Adolescent Education and Special Education) are eligible for this scholarship.

  • $20,000 program scholarship

M.S. in TESOL Education Diversity Scholarship
Qualified candidates can receive reduced on-campus tuition rates for this degree, which is offered in collaboration with the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and the Rockland Teacher Center (RTC).

  •  On-campus tuition rate of $1,750 per course